China's growing appetite for sports programming and factors such as the Beijing 2008 Olympics mean that sports are now one of the key channel drivers in the country's pay TV development.
Strands: The high-profile Andrew Lloyd Webber-David Zippel tuner "The Woman In White" won't be the first West End musical out of the starting gate this fall.
Voiceover: It's not just the athletes who will be jumping through hoops at the upcoming Olympic Games in Athens.
The Hungarian government will sponsor the launch of a Magyar-lingo TV network in the Transylvanian territory of northern Romania, Hungarian Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy announced during a recent…
Is he staying or leaving? That question surrounding Harvey Weinstein continues to beleaguer Miramax staff and business partners, who await an answer with growing impatience.
Road grosses plunged 15.2% to $10,927,750 during Week 5 (June 28-July 4). Independence Day weekend is never kind to the theater biz, and "Riverdance" and "Les Miserables" closed at the end of Week 4…
After sweating out a long, lonely winter, Prague is hot again with summer films. "Running Scared," a low-budget New Jersey Mafia pic, began shooting in late June at Prague Studios.
The president may not be a big Hollywood movie fan, but he might want to consider doing a little fund-raising in Texas. The Lone Star State has always been friendly territory for Dubya, its former…
Can local clones of "The Apprentice" enthrall Euro audiences the way the Donald has managed to entrance viewers in the U.S.? That's one of the questions being posed this summer as a wave of Yank…
Spider-Man and Shrek are ruling the box office world through the power of sequels while Michael Moore shows potent drawing power in the first foreign forays for "Fahrenheit 9/11."
The Backlot: Having achieved a certain cinematic royalty through his string of hits, Steven Spielberg faces new challenges with both his company and his directing career.